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The LATCH Test Can Help You Find A Child-Friendly Vehicle

Your child's safety and comfort are critical. These factors are something you should keep in mind when buying a new car, and we have a simple, easily-to-grasp way for you to gauge a vehicle's backseat dependability—the LATCH test. At Piazza Honda of Pottstown, it's our favorite way to display a vehicle's child-safety capabilities. Here's a brief description of how it works.

The LATCH test will provide a vehicle a rating of either poor, marginal, acceptable, or good. No matter how appealing a car may be, if its tether rating is poor or marginal, we…
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Three Things To Keep In Your Car This Winter

If you're a new car owner, you might not yet know all the things you should keep on hand for a safe winter in Limerick. Of course you want to have jumper cables on hand, but what else? Here are three things you should be sure to include in your winter survival kit.

Keep a fully charged rechargeable battery or a replacement cell phone battery in your winter survival kit, because you can only call roadside assistance if your phone is charged! Also, be sure to include a pair of work gloves and a pair of warm gloves. If…

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What To Avoid If you Want to Fix a Leak

When it comes to leaks, you are very likely going to want to fix them. If you don't fix some of the leaks, they are either going to get worse, cause a lot of problems in the vehicle eventually, or worse. There are certain things that you must avoid when trying to fix a leak,

One thing you want to avoid is using any additives such as stop leak or others. One thing is that it can be a gamble as to whether or not these additives actually stop a leak. Another issue is that it is a very…

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How to Travel As Safely as Possible with Pets

Gone are the days when pet owners left their pets home while they traveled. Today many dog owners are choosing to travel with their dogs, whether it’s a quick trip to the park or a long vacation. At Piazza Honda of Pottstown, we want to know that your trip with your pet is as safe as possible, so we’d like to offer some simple safety tips.
• Let your dog get used to the vehicle and traveling slowly before taking him or her on a long trip.
• Refrain from feeding the dog before traveling.
• Do not allow your pet…
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A Hatchback Gives You Versatility and Practicality in One

If you want a vehicle that’s up-to-date with the latest standards and has enough room for you, your passengers and your belongings, the hatchback is your answer. You can check out the full selections of hatchbacks that we have here at Piazza Honda of Pottstown and choose the option that will make it the easiest for you to get around.

With a hatchback, you’ll be able to fold down your backseats to increase your cargo room. This essentially allows you to make your trunk space larger so that you can haul bigger or a greater number of items…
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Look for a Top Mechanic

Drivers feel comfortable when traveling the road in a reliable car. Even the most well-made vehicle, however, runs into maintenance and mechanical issues at some point. Worry not. A great mechanic could fix whatever normal problems hamper a car. Finding a great mechanic may be easy if you know how to look.

A good mechanic comes with good reviews, so look carefully at whatever "star ratings" a repair garage sports. Online review hubs appear prominently in the first page of search engine results. You won't find it difficult to locate reviews.

Upon reading the reviews, look for commentary...

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Signs Your Tires Need to Be Replaced

Getting a flat tire on the road because the threads have worn through to the inside of a tire is a definite sign that a vehicle's tire needs to be replaced. The average person prefers to replace their tire before they have a blowout. Here are a few helpful ways to tell a tire might need to be replaced for people who fall into this camp.

The first sign is that the brakes are good, but the stopping distance of the vehicle increases. As the tread wears down, the gripping power of the tire increases. Another good way to…
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Is a Tonneau Cover Right for You?

Tonneau covers can be a great way to add more protection and functionality to your truck bed. We here at Piazza Honda of Pottstown want you to make the most out of your investment. Here are some advantages and disadvantages to owning a tonneau cover.

Tonneau covers are installed directly to the bed. Many models can be locked for added protection. They can keep your haul safe from the elements and ensure that everything gets to your destination safely. On the road, covers will prevent things from falling out. 

 

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Used Car Negotiating Tips

Understanding how to haggle with a dealer may make it easier to get the best price on a used vehicle. Prior to entering negotiations, be sure that you know your numbers. The most important number to know is how much the car is worth. This helps you create an anchor price that you can stay firm with.

Ideally, your first offer will be below that price, which makes it possible to sweeten the deal while still getting a good price. If necessary, you should be willing to walk away from the negotiating table. This can be helpful in getting the…

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Simple Steps for Car Badge Removal

Taking the badge off of a vehicle is a relatively simple process. It can be done by applying warm water or heat to soften or remove the adhesive. From there, you can scrape it off and remove the decal from the back of your car or truck. The final step is to simply clean the surface where the badge used to be.

It is important that you don't use boiling hot water as it could damage the paint. The same is true if you scrape too hard when attempting to clear away the badge's adhesive. You can consult…

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